Lecturer in Business Law

Sydney, Australia
03 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Sydney Business School

  • Join an internationally accredited and respected business school
  • Work in a collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Full-time continuing position with attractive remuneration package and up to 17% superannuation

About the opportunity 

We are currently seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Level B) in Business Law with expertise in one or more of the major areas of business law, including corporations law, trust law, taxation law, property law and corporate or financial crime.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a candidate who:

  • has an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in law
  • significant progress towards, or the completion of, a PhD with specialisation in corporations law, taxation law, trust law, property law or a related discipline
  • evidence of high quality teaching in business law at undergraduate or postgraduate level
  • capacity to contribute to course and program development
  • an active research program with significant potential for future publication
  • evidence of successful teamwork and a collegial approach to interacting with staff and students

About us

The Business Law Discipline is a group of specialists who focus on the practical application of law in national and international commercial settings. We are engaged in all aspects of business law and have expertise in the regulation of small, medium and large business enterprises. The discipline has research strengths in the legal regulation of corporations, capital markets, taxation, competition and consumer law, banking and financial services law, franchising, intellectual property, employment, international business, Chinese commercial law and practice, professional ethics and corporate and financial crime. Our research is interdisciplinary, comparative and international, drawing on staff members’ expertise in other disciplines such as accounting, economics, financial crime, history and jurisprudence.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 28 November, 2017 (Sydney time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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